Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Divination by means of the heads or the entrails of fishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Divination by the heads or the entrails of fishes.

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  • noun Divination interpreting the appearance and behaviour of fish. A form of augury.
  • noun Divination interpreting the entrails of fish. A form of aruspicy.

Etymologies

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ichthyo- + -mancy, from Ancient Greek ichthyo- stem from ichthys, a "fish".

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  • Divination by the heads or the entrails of fishes.

    July 16, 2008